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Phnom Bok Hill

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We started the 3-day Angkor tour, very early in the morning to catch the sunrise at Angkor Wat. We rented a tuk-tuk for the day and explored the Khmer ruins on what is called the “big circle”. In the afternoon, we decided to veer off the beaten path and after a bit of negotiation with our driver, we headed east towards Phnom Bok hill, with a prasat (temple) of the same name built on it. There was a bit of a hiking path up to the top and  as the afternoon heat was at its climax, we burnt some calories and we got soaked with sweat by the top. Up there, on the top…

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The Beginning of a Beautiful “Fried” Friendship

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You may wonder why I named this post “Fried Friends…” which may sound a little weird. Well, I borrowed this title from a mistranslated menu in Cambodia on which instead of “french fries” is was written “fried friends”. We laughed so much about it so that eventually has stuck into our minds and we used to repeat the words and giggle. More than two weeks had passed since I left Vietnam, when another serendipitous event had happen, leading to some utterly charming and enjoyable time that I will not forget for a long time. Even though I never hold out too much hope to reunite with any of the people I meet on the…

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